La Plata is a Colombian municipality located in the southwest of the department of Huila. It is located in the
foothills of the Central Cordillera bathed by the waters of the Aguacatal, La Plata and Páez rivers. Its territorial
extension of 854 kmē, its height of 1118 meters above sea level and its average temperature of 23 ºC. It is the
fourth most populous municipality in the department of Huila, after Neiva, Pitalito and Garzón. It is considered
as a connection port with the department of Cauca.
Its economic activity is based on agricultural production such as rice, coffee, bananas, cocoa, corn, cane, beans,
potatoes; and some fruit trees such as lulo, tree tomato and blackberry (the crops with the highest production).
In addition, livestock, the livestock sector and tourist services are important productive systems in the
municipality. Villa Lozada is a village of La Plata, with an approximate number of 240 homes and an
approximate population of 1,350 inhabitants, increasing with the floating population that transit there.
● Contribute to the social and economic reconstruction of the communities.
● Carry out a profound change in the social and economic conditions of Villa Lozada, contributing to the
welfare and good living of the rural school population; boys and girls making use of their constitutional rights.
● Access to good quality water in the rural sector as a fundamental right.
● Achieve convergence between the quality of rural and urban life, strengthen links between the city and the
● Reduce unsatisfied basic needs.
● Contribute to the structural transformation of the rural area of the municipality of La Plata, ensuring the
quality of water in rural zones, as a consequence, avoiding child morbidity, gastrointestinal diseases and school
absence for these.
● Impact on the improvement of the water quality index